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Noel W Lamidey was in charge of one of the most extraordinary migration schemes the world had ever seen.
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It puts humanity's drinking age at almost 8000 years.
There are cold cases and then there's this.
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It's been 20 years since the Titanic movie broke our hearts, leaving us all wondering what would've happened if Rose had let Jack climb aboard her driftwood. For those who are mildly obsessed wit...
A visitor walks among the concrete blocks in the Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe in Berlin on Jan. 26, 2017.
The prominent goldsmith lived more than 3,000 years ago.
J. Marion Sims is known as the "father of modern gynecology," and his statue currently stands at the New York Academy of Medicine in East Harlem.
The United States is once again grappling with what to do about public symbols of the Confederacy as they become rallying points for white supremacists. The debate intensified this month after a woman...
<strong>The tunnels could be potentially over 100 years old </strong>
The history of reproductive health care in the U.S. is fraught with racism, as white women's reproductive health care access came at the cost of black and brown women's lives. Margaret Sanger, the fou...
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A labyrinth of secret war tunnels has been discovered under the Thanet branch of Primark. The ground floor of the bargain fashion store was temporarily closed after a sinkhole opened in the car park a...
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The find is reshaping Australia's ancient history.
<strong>A secret tunnel has been found under Mexico's Pyramid of the Moon</strong>
Kota Yamano says it took just a half hour to debunk a theory that Earhart was captured by the Japanese.
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A mystery tunnel has been found beneath Mexico's Pyramid of the Moon in the ancient city of Teotihuacan. Archaeologists with the National Institute of Anthropology and History found the tunnel using c...
The facade of the Chakhmagh mosque is seen in Yazd, 700 km (435 miles) south of Tehran, October 15, 2008. As some Western corporations pack up and mothball projects in Iran under pressure of sanctions, Sebastian Straten is preparing for the day when tourists flock to the Islamic state. Straten is developing a small-scale hotels venture in the central city of Yazd, renowned for its labyrinth of lanes between old mudbrick buildings and 'windcatcher' towers designed to cool houses in the desert heat. To match feature IRAN-INVESTOR/ REUTERS/Caren Firouz (IRAN)
A research group dedicated to finding out what happened to Amelia Earhart hopes to release intriguing new information amid speculation the legendary pilot was photographed after falling into the hands...
Skulls are seen at a site where more than 650 skulls caked in lime and thousands of fragments were found in the cylindrical edifice near Templo Mayor, one of the main temples in the Aztec capital Tenochtitlan, which later became Mexico City, Mexico June 30, 2017. Picture taken June 30, 2017. REUTERS/Henry Romero
The United Nations' education, science and culture branch has designated nearly two dozen new locations as official World Heritage Sites in recent days, thus ensuring international efforts will go tow...
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A tower of hundreds of human skulls has been unearthed beneath the heart of Mexico City. Archaeologists have found more than 650 skulls caked in lime and thousands of fragments in the cylindrical edif...
So believes historian Rutger Bregman.
The painting is by celebrated war artist Charles Pears.
You might have heard of pirates having a peg leg, but have you ever seen a prosthetic big toe handcrafted out of wood? In what is likely to be one of the oldest prosthetic finds in human history, Swi...
"Confronting the legacy of racial terror."
In modern-day society, we value cats for their grumpiness, the way they resent everything we try to do for them, and the fact they only want our attention when we've finally fallen asleep. But in anci...
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The history of lynching and racial terror in America is the focus of an ambitious new project launched Tuesday by Google, in partnership with the Equal Justice Initiative. Google has helped create a n...
In the 1880s the Illustrated Police News was voted the worst of the worst.
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Fortune was writing detective stories before Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.
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Generation Z refers to individuals born during the mid-1990s and early '00s often billed as the generation most likely to fully embrace gender fluidity. According to one report, around 56 percent of t...
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Hieroglyphics just never seem to get old.
A scientific study of human bones excavated from a deserted village in North Yorkshire has thrown light on the suggestion that Medieval people believed corpses could rise from their graves. The remain...
Many of her achievements were shadowed by a murder trial involving her co-pilot.
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There is very little recorded history on Yasuke, the young African man believed to be Japan's first black samurai, but his story may soon be told on the silver screen. Lionsgate has asked screenwriter...
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But it’s not icebergs you have to worry about — some tickets cost more than $100,000.
A new analysis reveals that some, but not all, Neanderthals were meat lovers.
These women were prolific in the 19th century but forgotten in the history books.
Gin was originally a medicine so that means a G&T is good for you, right?